A new ES6 draft is available

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.org
Sat Jan 17 10:07:36 PST 2015

Frankie Bagnardi wrote:
> I'm also expecting a lot of questions about 'what is this new.target 
> thing in this code?', 'is new a variable?', 'where does it come 
> from?', 'isn't new an operator?', etc.
> if (this instanceof MyDate) ...
> ... is clearer, but I guess it needs to be disallowed because of the 
> other rules.

It doesn't mean the same thing as new.target, of course. Also, 
new.target is not useful only as a predicate -- it is the original 
constructor that was new'ed.


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